The Book of Word Records: A Look at Some of the Strangest, Shortest, Longest, and Overall Most Remarkable Words in the English Language

By Asher Cantrell

From antidisestablishmentarianism to zo, a unmatched choice of today's maximum words!

Have you ever questioned what the longest observe within the dictionary is? Or the beginning of your go-to curse word?

With The ebook of observe Records, you'll discover 1000's of unusual, gruesome, gross, and differently severe phrases that experience what it takes to damage a few critical documents. From the seven longest speeches ever given to 12 of the most well-liked passwords used at the present time, each one of those entries finds the heritage in the back of the world's such a lot noteworthy expressions and interesting info on how they stack up opposed to the contest. You'll additionally the right way to step up your vocabulary with pronunciations, definitions, and pattern sentences for every award-winning word.

Whether you're a Scrabble champ seeking to get a excessive ranking or simply are looking to galvanize these round you, The e-book of note Records is certain to shock even the main expert wordsmith with its unique superlative lists.

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Cathedral -n. (cath-ee-dral) WHY IT’S beautiful: glance, whether you’re no longer spiritual, you should admit substantial, attractive Gothic cathedral is an grand sight. Come on, they’ve bought gargoyles. You can’t placed gargoyles on anything (except possibly outdated structures just like the one in Ghostbusters) with no it having a look absolutely ridiculous. after which there’s the stained glass! you may prepare a mosaic of early ’90s model out of stained glass and it is going to nonetheless glance impressive and stylish. A pattern SENTENCE: the wonderful thing about the cathedral awed all people within the travel workforce, however the scent left much to be wanted. 24. Efflorescence -n. (eff-lor-ess-ens) WHY IT’S beautiful: Efflorescence capability the kingdom of flowering. Don’t let us know you’re now not into plants. Even the manliest bro (broliest bro? ) can dig the odor of spring in bloom. until you've hay fever or anything, we bet. nonetheless, it sounds brilliant and colourful and fancy. It’s pretty well untouchably natural and lovely. Darth Vader may well say it over a demise steel guitar solo and it’d nonetheless be thought of the main uplifting track of the yr. A pattern SENTENCE: “The vegetation all started their vibrant pink efflorescence, triggering a sneezing healthy, and he or she knew that jogging down this winding street were a negative mistake. ” 23. sumptuous -adj. (lucks-your-ee-us) WHY IT’S beautiful: good, who doesn’t like luxurious? no matter if your inspiration of luxurious is a personal jet with a runway correct outdoors your home, John Travolta-style, or simply per week off paintings and an enormous stack of books, there’s no method someone can argue with you approximately it. It’s no matter what you already love, occasions 23. ninety six percentage (this is a precise mathematical formulation that we simply made up). The act of shopping for whatever extra sumptuous than what you have already got feels great, no matter if you needed to placed it in your final non-maxed bank card. additionally sumptuous? Long-haired cats. simply ask that bald James Bond villain with the large, white kitty. puppy one this day! A pattern SENTENCE: “Well, Your Honor, I enjoyed the luxury approach the interior of that fur coat felt, so i assumed i'd make clean ones to percentage that feeling with each person in my kin. ” 22. Amorous -adj. (am-or-us) WHY IT’S lovely: since it capability facing love, d’aww! whether you’re a kind of ratty outdated curmudgeons who doesn’t think in love, you can actually be amorous for different issues, like dolphins. (Just kidding, it in basic terms skill romantic/sexual love, and we imagine you wouldn’t screw a dolphin. ) A pattern SENTENCE: “He felt amorous towards her the instant he observed her throughout the eating place window, so he instantly ran inside of and robbed her with a gleam of affection in his eyes. ” 21. Transcendent -adv. (tran-send-ent) WHY IT’S beautiful: Transcendent skill with a purpose to upward push above whatever, like adversity or the aggravating chatter of your coworkers with a well-timed push of the shut doorways button at the elevator. (Despite what you have got learn on the web, these do occasionally nonetheless paintings. ) Transcendental meditation, for instance, used to be all of the rage for a few years simply because all you'll want to do is give up contemplating the entire crap that insects you and placed your self above it.

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